Kate Grimwood is a PhD student researching the chemical forensics of fire in the Science faculty at the University of Technology, Sydney. She spoke to Shannon Jones about her research into flashover and toxic fumes Topics: science, UTS, SCEP, fire, forensics
Professor Graham Nicholson from the Department of Molecular and Medical Biosciences in the Faculty of Science at the University of Technology, Sydney spoke with Shannon Jones about finding ways to put toxins from poisonous animals to work saving lives. Topics: scep, science, uts, spider, toxin
Professor Bruce Milthorpe is the Dean of Science at the University of Technology, Sydney. Ian Woolf spoke to him about his research into tissue engineering spare body parts using your own stem cells., and using coral-like materials to re-build bones. Topics: science, scep, SCEP, UTS, bioengineering, medicine
Professor Michael Cortie of the School of Physics and Advanced Materials in the Faculty of Science, at the University of Technology, Sydney spoke to Shannon Jones about the uses of gold nano-particles. Topics: science, UTS, SCEP, scep, nanotechnology, gold, medicine
Ian Woolf interviews Marianne Menictas about her Tsunami warning research. Marianne Menictas has been creating a mathematical model that shows how to save the lives of the most people possible from a Tsunami disaster for the least amount of money. Marianne is a final year student in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Technology, Sydney Mathematical models can save lives! Marianne Menictas has just finished her degree in Mathematics and Statistics. She's 20 years... Topics: science, scep, tsunami, mathematics, statistics, mediterranean, uts
What is the process of making a decision? Dr Steve Bush is a lecturer in the department of mathematical sciences and researcher at the Centre for the study of choice. He chooses to explain the science of choice to Shannon Jones. What is the study of choice? Dr Steven Bush studied a bachelors in mathematics and finance, then a bachelor of science honours degree statistics major, then after some time in industry, he completed a PhD in Mathematics. He now works at the Centre for the study of... Topics: science, UTS, scep, SCEP, choice, psychology, statistics, mathematics, maths, finance
Honours Student Marianne Menictas spoke to Shannon Jones about her research into saving the most lives for the least cost with Tsunami warning systems. Topics: scep, science, uts, SCEP, tsunami, mathematics, maths, modelling
Alison Beavis in the Department of Chemistry and Forensic science and the Centre for Forensic Science, at the University of Technology, Sydney talks to Shannon Jones about her research in taking the forensics lab to the field, with a mobile Crime Scene Investigations instrument. Alison Beavis studied Applied Chemistry with a major in Forensic science at the University of Technology, Sydney, and she went on to enrol in a PhD project to reduce diagnosis errors in Melanoma using Analytical... Topics: science, SCEP, UTS, CSI, crime, forensic, instrument, chemistry, melanoma, field, research,...
Fire and Transhumanism Invisibility - all done with mirrors by Ian Woolf, Kate Grimwood talks with Ian Woolf about her science of Fire Investigation PhD, An introduction to Transhumanism by Ian Woolf, Presented and produced by Ian Woolf Topics: science, diffusion, invisibility, optics, physics, fire, forensics, PhD, UTS, scep, transhumanism,...
Dr Angus Gentle, working in the Physics and Advanced Materials department at the University of Technology Sydney, is a post-doc student doing a ARC Discovery project. Angus is designing a smart system to cool things down using the cold of space and the power of the sun. Angus Gentle completed a double degree of Electrical engineering and Physics at UTS, before going on to Physics Honours and finally a PhD in the Department of Physics and Advanced Materials at UTS, and is now designing systems... Topics: science, UTS, SCEP, cooling, radiative, air conditioning, nanotechnology, paint, space, sun
Are oceans of acid giving our tropical reefs osteoporosis? Dr Ross Hill is a Chancellor's post doctoral research fellow and lecturer in the UTS Function plant biology and climate change cluster, he explained to Shannon Jones his research on the effects of climate change on calcium-using sea life such as coral reefs. Dr Ross Hill is working to collect enough data to accurately predict the impact on coral reefs and other calcifying organisms of climate change. To become a researcher in the UTS... Topics: science, UTS, SCEP, reef, climate, warming, coral, environment, ocean, marine, sea, plant, biology,...